The Unemployed Graduates Association of Ghana has expressed their appreciation to President Akufo-Addo for bringing to an end the problem of graduate unemployment in the country.
The Group, in a statement thanked President Akufo-Addo for launching the Nation Builders Corps (NABCo) which they believe will bring a great liberation to most of them.
The statement added: “We see the policy as a way of employing majority, if not all of us. Per the seven different modules launched under NABCo, we see it as stepping stone for engaging we the unemployed graduates, give us industrial employable skills and also a life of dignity.”
The Release by the group comes in the wake of President’s launch of the Nation’s Builders Corps at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi on Tuesday May 1.
NABCo will primarily operate seven modules designed to meet the persistent needs of the nation while providing jobs for the teeming youth who have received tertiary education but are still unemployed.
The seven modules are: Feed Ghana, Educate Ghana, Revenue, Heal Ghana, Enterprise Ghana and Digitise.
The programmes would give some of the unemployed graduates to serve as Agric extension officers to help farmers, teach science and mathematics in High schools and help in the collection of revenue.
It also employ nurses who have been sitting home for some time without work, assign some graduates to various private sector enterprises for jobs and skills training as well as development and would see graduates being employed to the IT sector for the Digital Ghana agenda, the transformation agenda, where they will be attached to the National Identification Authority, (NIA) or the Ghana Post or to the Birth and Death Registry or to the Land Registry.
A total of 100,000 graduates who have completed their National Service are expected to be engaged under NABCo this year.
Below is the full statement
UNEMPLOYED GRADUATES ASSOCIATION OF GHANA SAYS THANK YOU PREZ AKUFO-ADDO FOR GIVING HOPE BACK TO GRADUATES IN GHANA.
We, Unemployed Graduates Association of Ghana, want to use this opportunity to thank the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his visionary and bold initiative of the launch of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO).
The launching of this program will bring a tremendous relief to most of us The Unemployed Graduate and those of us who have always wanted an opportunity to set up our own businesses.
Per the seven different modules launched under NABCO, we see it as stepping stone of engaging we the unemployed graduates, give us industrial employable skills and also a life of dignity.
We see the policy as a way of employing majority, if not all of us.
We therefore urge all our members to apply for the programme online at (www.nabco.gov.gh) as the application processes come with no extra cost.
May God bless our homeland Ghana and bless the reign of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to achieve more of this for Ghana.